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Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and MetroTech Business Improvement District today announced that a new TKTS Discount Ticket Booth located in the MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn will open on Thursday, July 10 at 11am, preceded by a ribbon cutting ceremony. TDF will offer Broadway, Off Broadway, music, dance and Brooklyn performing arts events at discounted prices to Brooklyn residents and visitors. TKTS Downtown Brooklyn will be located on the ground floor of 1 MetroTech Center at the corner of
Victoria Aviles, President of the MetroTech BID Board, said, “Downtown Brooklyn has become one of New York City’s most important business communities, and MetroTech is at the heart of this neighborhood’s success. Having a TKTS booth here in MetroTech will not only be hugely convenient for Broadway fans who visit, live and work here, but it clearly shows that Downtown Brooklyn is the place to be in New York City!”
“We’re thrilled to be able to serve the residents, workforce and visitors in
“Brooklyn is now recognized as one of the cultural jewels of
Assemblywoman Joan Millman, who represents Downtown Brooklyn, said, “Today’s announcement is the culmination of a great deal of hard work and represents a true collaborative effort between the business community and government. When the BID’s Mike Weiss and I began this quest many years ago, we were confident that we could help bring Broadway just a little closer for residents and visitors to Downtown Brooklyn. Now that it’s finally here, I have no doubt that this TKTS booth is going to be an extremely successful addition to our Downtown Brooklyn community.”
"We're excited that the new TKTS booth will be selling tickets for many of our
TKTS Downtown Brooklyn will be open Monday - Friday from 11am to 6pm. TKTS will sell tickets to same-day evening performances and next-day matinee performances. TKTS Downtown Brooklyn will accept credit cards, cash and travelers checks*. It is located right outside of the Jay Street-Borough Hall station of the A, C and F trains and near the Court Street – Borough Hall station of the M, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 trains and the
TKTS is a project of Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. TDF has two other TKTS Discount Booths: a new Times Square TKTS Booth will reopen this summer within the newly renovated Duffy Square (it is temporarily located outside the NY Marriott Marquis); and the Lower Manhattan TKTS Booth is located at South Street Seaport at the corner of Front and John Streets. Since TKTS first opened for business 35 years ago on June 25, 1973, over 50 million tickets have been sold at discount prices to millions of New Yorkers and visitors who, without TKTS may not have been able to attend live performances. Those admissions represent nearly $1.4 billion in revenue returned to thousands of productions.
The MetroTech Business Improvement District (BID) is a non-profit community development organization founded in 1992 to further revitalization of Downtown Brooklyn. Based at
TDF has played a unique role in strengthening
* Credit cards may only be used for tickets that are sold through Telecharge and Ticketmaster. All other tickets may be purchased with cash or travelers checks.
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